Chaco Canyon

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Cha·co Canyon

A canyon in northwest New Mexico containing a group of Ancestral Puebloan settlements. The large complexes, such as Pueblo Bonito, were built c. 860-1150.
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Lujn said: Secretary Zinkes decision to cancel the oil and gas lease sale near Chaco Canyon is encouraging.
The mysterious Chaco Canyon civilization may have captured a total solar eclipse from 1,000 years ago by carving an image of the blocked-out sun and coronal mass ejections into rock.
Archaeologists report the findings from six field sessions excavating and recording trenches at mounds south of Pueblo Bonito in Chaco Canyon, New Mexico.
Honda will use the March 2016 residency to create artwork inspired by the night desert land and starscapes of the legendary Chaco Canyon.
Sage-grouse bones were reported from Sheep Camp Shelter in Sheep Camp Canyon by Gillespie (1985) near Chaco Canyon in San Juan County.
My wife, Ruth, and I once visited the Indian ruins of Chaco Canyon in New Mexico.
The principal chapters are divided into broad regions following the growth and decline of three dominant cultural centres, those of the Chaco Canyon (New Mexico), Cahokia (middle Mississippi River) and Casas Grandes (northwestern Chihuanhua).
Kokopelli's Thunder: Fall of the Anasazi is set in 1938 in New Mexico's Chaco Canyon, where Zed Moonhawk is helping to train Civilian Conservation Corpsmen to excavate and restore the Anasazi ruins.
The exhibit offers work shot by the Eugene photographer while exploring the ruins of Hovenweep and Chaco Canyon in the Four Corners region of the American Southwest.
Based on a symposium held in 2007 at the Amerind Foundation, this volume treats the first-millennium roots of second-millennium Native American communities such as Chaco Canyon and Mesa Verde.
It was a treat to see the beautiful canyons and ancient dwellings in the Chaco Canyon area, and the article on the opportunities and struggles that women face was an especially important reminder of the work yet to be accomplished for the rights of individuals.
Located in the University District of Seattle, Chaco Canyon is Washington State's first certified organic vegetarian restaurant.